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FUNAAB Postgraduate Admission Form 2018/2019 is Out – Apply

Apply for FUNAAB Postgaduate Programme Admission Form 2018/2019 Session.

The Funaab postgraduate form 2018 is now available. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to the following Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree programmes at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

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Department of Agricultural Administration PGD, Agricultural Administration
(M.Agric. and Ph.D) Agricultural Administration with options in:
(i) Human Resource Management
(ii) Organisational Dynamics
Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
M.Sc., Agricultural Economics (Professional)-Weekend
M.B.A., Agribusiness (Weekend)
M. Agric. & Ph.D, Agricultural Economics with options in:
(i) Agribusiness Management and Finance
(ii) Agricultural Development and Policy Analysis
(iii) Agricultural Marketing and International Trade
(iv) Consumer Welfare and Food Economics
(v) Cooperative Development
(vi) Environmental and Resource Economics
(vii) Production Economics and Farm Management
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
PGD (Weekend)
(i) Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
(ii) Gender Development Studies M.Sc. (Professional)-Weekend
(i) Rural Sociology and Community Development
(ii) Gender Development Studies M. Agric. & Ph.D
(i) Agricultural Extension and Innovation Studies
(ii) Agriculture and Rural Development Studies
(iii) Agricultural Communication
(iv) Agricultural Extension System Management
(v) Subject Matter Extension
Department of Communication and General Studies PGD
(i) Communication Studies
(ii) Peace and Strategic Studies
(iii) Professional Ethicsp
(iv) Library and Information Studies M.Sc. (Professional) PMCS Weekend
(i) Communication Studies
(ii) Security and Intelligence Studies
(iii) Peace and Strategic Studies M.Sc. (Academic)
(i) Communication Studies
(ii) Peace and Strategic Studies
(iii) Professional Ethics
(iv) Library and Information Studies
(v) Security and Intelligence Studies Ph.D, Communication Studies

Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (M.Agric and Ph.D)
(i) Animal Biotechnology
(ii) Animal Breeding and Genetics
Poultry Breeding, Artificial Insemination and Hatchery Management
Department of Animal Nutrition (M.Agric and Ph.D)
(i) Monogastric Animal Nutrition
(ii) Ruminant Animal Nutrition
Livestock Feed Resources
Department of Animal Production and Health (M.Agric. and Ph.D)
(i) Ruminant Production
(ii) Non-Ruminant Production
(iii) Livestock System
(i) Small Ruminant Production
(ii) Beef and Dairy Cattle Production
(iii) Meat Processing and Packaging
(iv) Poultry Production
(v) Pig Production
(vi) Rabbit Production
Department of Animal Physiology (M.Agric and Ph.D)
Animal Physiology
Department of Pasture and Range Management (M.Agric. and Ph.D)
(i) Pasture Production and Management
(ii) Range Management.
Pasture Production

Department of Agricultural & Bio Resources (M.Eng and Ph.D)
(i) Agricultural Power and Machinery
(ii) Bio-Systems and Food Process Engineering
(iii) Water and Ecological Resources Engineering
(iv) Agricultural and Rural Structures Engineering
(v) Environmental Resources Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D)
(i) Highway & Traffic Engineering
(ii) Structural Engineering
(iii) Water Resources & Environmental Engineering.
Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D)
(i) Electric Power System Engineering and Machine
(ii) Communication and Digital Signal Processing
(iii) Electronic and Control Systems
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng and Ph.D)
(i) Thermo-fluids
(ii) Industrial Engineering
(iii) Materials Engineering
(iv) Production Engineering

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management (MAF and Ph.D)
(i) Aquaculture
(ii) Fish Nutrition
(iii) Fish Pathology
(iv) Fisheries Management
(i) Aquaculture and Fisheries Mgt.
Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology
MEMP (Academics)
Environmental Management and Protection
MEM (Professional) Weekend (PT)
Environmental Management
(i) Environmental Management
(ii) Environmental Toxicology
Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management (M.F. and Ph.D)
(i) Agro-Forestry
(ii) Forest Ecology and Conservation
(iii) Forestry Biometric & Remote Sensing
(iv) Forestry Economics and Management
(MWM and Ph.D)
(i) Wildlife Domestication and Production
(ii) Wildlife Management
(iii) Wildlife Park Planning & Recreational Development.
(MWS and Ph.D)
(i) Pulps and Paper.
(ii) Wood Protection & Utilization
(Ph.D Only)
Forest Operations
Department of Water Resources Management (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Agrometeorology
(ii) Water Resources Management
(iii) Agrohydrology
(iv) Water Security and Safety Management
(v) Hydrometeorology
(vi) Climate Change and Food Security

Department of Food Science and Technology (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Food Quality Control & Assurance
(ii) Food Process Engineering
(iii) Food Microbiology & Biotechnology
(iv) Food Processing & Storage Technology
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (M.Sc and Ph.D)
Nutrition & Dietetics
Department of Home Science and Management (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Clothing and Textile
(ii) Human Development and Family Studies

Department of Biochemistry (Ph.D and M.Sc)
Department of Pure and Applied Botany (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Botany (Plant Physiology)
(ii) Botany (Cytology & Cytogenetics)
(iii) Botany (Plant Pathology)
Department of Pure & Applied Zoology (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Zoology (Animal Physiology)
(ii) Zoology (Entomology)
(iii) Zoology (Parasitology)
Department of Microbiology (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Environmental Microbiology
(ii) Food Microbiology
(iii) Industrial Microbiology
(iv) Medical Microbiology & Public Health.
(v) Agricultural Microbiology & Biotechnology

Department of Computer Science M.Sc, Ph.D (Full-Time)
Computer Science
MICT (Weekend)
Masters in Information and Communication Technology
PGD (Weekend)
Computer Science
Department of Mathematics (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Fluid Mechanics (Ph.D only)
(ii) Algebra (Loop Theory, Fuzzy Logic)
(iii) Ordinary Differential Equations
(iv) Optimization Theory
(v) Probability and Stochastic Theory
(vi) Mathematical Analysis
Department of Physics (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Environmental Physics
(ii) Radiation and Health Physics
(iii) Condensed Matter Physics
(iv) Solid Earth Physics/Geophysics
(v) Theoretical Physics
Department of Statistics (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Statistics
(ii) Applied Statistics
(iii) Biometry
PGD Part Time (Weekend only)
Department of Chemistry (M.Sc and Ph.D)
(i) Analytical Chemistry
(ii) Industrial Chemistry
(iii) Inorganic Chemistry
(iv) Physical Chemistry
(i) Organic Chemistry.

Department of Crop Protection (M.Agric and Ph.D)
(i) Crop Protection (Entomology)
(ii) Crop Protection (Nematology)
(iii) Crop Protection (Plant Pathology)
Crop Protection Technology
Department of Horticulture(M.Agric and Ph.D)
Horticulture & Land Management
Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology (M.Agric and Ph.D)
(i) Plant Breeding
(ii) Seed Science and Technology
Plant Breeding and Seed Technology
Department of Plant Physiology and Crop Production (M.Agric. and Ph.D)
(i) Crop Physiology
(ii) Crop Production
(iii) Weed Science
PGD Crop Production Technology
Department of Soil Science and Land Management (M.Agric and Ph.D)
(i) Soil Chemistry
(ii) Soil Physics
(iii) Soil Fertility
(iv) Soil Mineralogy
(v) Soil Conservation & Management
(vi) Soil Microbiology & Biochemistry
(vii) Pedology
(viii) Environmental Soil Science
(ix) Land Use Planning & Management
Soil Management and Land Use Planning

Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery (MVSc & PhD.)
(A) Veterinary Medicine
(i) Avian Medicine
(ii) Food Animal Medicine
(iii) Companion (Equine and Small Animal) Medicine
(iv) Fish Medicine
(v) Wildlife Medicine
(B) Veterinary Surgery
(I) Soft Tissue Surgery
(iii) Orthopedic Surgery
(iv) Large/Food Animal Surgery
(v) Anesthesiology
Department of Veterinary Public Health & Reproduction (MVSc & PhD.)
(i) Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine
(ii) Veterinary Theriogenology
Department of Veterinary Pathology (MVSc & PhD.)
(i) Veterinary Anatomy Pathology
(ii) Veterinary Clinical Pathology
(iii) Poultry Pathology
(iv) Comparative Pathology
(v) Veterinary Toxicology
(vi) Nutritional Pathology
Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology (M.Sc, MVSc & PhD.)
(i) Veterinary Microbiology
(ii) Veterinary Parasitology
Department of Veterinary Anatomy (M.Sc,& PhD.)
(i) Veterinary Anatomy
Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (M.Sc,& PhD.)
(i) Veterinary Physiology
(ii) Veterinary Pharmacology
(iii) Veterinary Biochemistry.

Admission Requirements:

  • To be eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma Programme, candidates must be first degree holders in a relevant discipline from any recognized University. In general, all applicants must satisfy basic UTME requirements for Bachelor’s degree. Holders of HND with Upper Credit and above could also apply.
  • Candidates for Master’s Degree Programme must be graduates of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta or any other University recognized by the Senate and shall normally have obtained a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) degree in relevant field. However, candidates with Second Class Lower Degree in relevant field may be considered. Candidates for Masters of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) programme should possess HND plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science or B.Sc. Physical Sciences/Engineering and Allied Disciplines. Prior computing or IT exposure is beneficial but not essential. Candidates for admission to Masters and Ph.D programmes in Communication Studies shall possess University degrees in Arts, Science, Applied Science, Social Science and Education or other related disciplines.
    To be eligible for admission to the MBA (AgriBusiness) and Professional Master in Communication Studies degree programmes, candidates must be holders of Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or HND (Upper Credit minimum) with a Postgraduate Diploma in any discipline.
  • Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Communication studies with a minimum cumulative average of 55% may be considered for Postgraduate Master’s in Communication Studies. In addition, possession of relevant professional qualification and/or experience will be an advantage. A credit pass in O’-Level
    Mathematics is not compulsory for admission into PMCS programme which is strictly part-time (Friday and Saturday) programme. The duration of the
    programme is a minimum of 4 semesters.
    Masters of Environment Management (MEM) is a three-semester professional programme designed for captains of industries who are degree holders or
    HND holders with distinction/credit pass plus PGD in relevant fields who have also satisfied all basic UTME requirements while Masters of Environment Management and Protection (MEMP) is an academic Master’s Degree that runs for a minimum of four (4) semesters.
    The requirement for M. Agric applicants in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management is B. Agric (Agric Economics) with Second Class Upper. Other disciplines will be admitted to M.Sc. (Professional) with the prospect of conversion to M.Agric on attaining a minimum weighted average
    score of 60% after the first year.
    Masters of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc) and Master of Science (M.Sc) courses are open to: (i) M.V.Sc – Master of Veterinary Science is open to Graduates
    of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB and other University recognized by Senate. Any other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a DVM by the Senate.
  • Candidates must satisfy any other requirements as specified by the postgraduate school of FUNAAB. (ii) M.Sc: – The Master of Science degree is open to Graduates of Biological Sciences of FUNAAB other institutions recognized by Senate. Fellows of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent may also be considered. Candidates must satisfy any other requirements as specified by the Postgraduate School of FUNAAB.
  • For Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme, a student must have obtained Master’s degree from the College of Veterinary Medicine of FUNAAB or other University recognized by Senate and other qualification adjudged to be equivalent to a Master’s degree by the Senate.
  • The duration of study for the Master’s programme shall be a minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 8 semesters for full time candidates; while part time studies shall be for a minimum of 6 semesters and maximum of 10 semesters. Part-time students must finish all course works within the first four semesters of their registration.
    To be eligible for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree programme, candidates must have obtained a Master’s degree from FUNAAB or its equivalent from any other University recognized by Senate. Holders of one year Master’s Degree are expected to undergo a conversion examination after the first session before proceeding to a Ph.D programme.
  • Candidates for academic Masters and Ph.D programmes shall be required to submit a research proposal along with their application forms, and may be required to interact (in oral or written form) with their respective Departments before admission.


  1. Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) Degree/Programme Full Time (FT) – 6 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 10 Semesters
    Part Time (PT – 8 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
  2. MASTERS PROGRAMMES Full Time (FT) – 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
    Part Time (PT) – 8 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 12 Semesters
  3. PROFESSIONAL MASTERS PROGRAMMES Full Time (FT) – 3 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 6 Semesters
    Part Time (PT) – 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters
  4. PGD PROGRAMMES Full Time FT) – 2 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 4 Semesters
    Part Time (PT) – 4 Semesters Minimum & Maximum of 8 Semesters


Applicants should visit the PG Application portal (pg.funaab.edu.ng or pgschool.unaab.edu.ng) to commence the process of application. Application cost is Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred and Sixty Naira (N15,560:00) only exclusive of Bank Charges.

Closing date for online Submission of Application for Masters and PGD programmes is Friday, March 16, 2019. Application for Ph.D. is open all year round. Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone.

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